mdatek
Joined February 2011
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Weight History

Start Weight
239.4 lb
Lost so far: 23.2 lb

Current Weight
216.2 lb
Performance: losing 1.0 lb a week

Goal Weight
170.0 lb
Still to go: 46.2 lb
46 year old father of two. I've always been "chubby", but it never bothered me much. Halloween '09, I caught pneumonia and cracked two ribs due to coughing. After a short stay in the hospital, I decided to take a bit more care with my health. I stopped smoking (April 2, 2010). A couple of doctor visits later, I realized that my self-specified "freakout weight" of 200# was so far in the rearview mirror, I was in trouble.

Thing was, I didn't want a diet. I didn't want to make changes that I hated and that wouldn't stick with me. So I decided on Baby Steps. Make small, lifestyle habit changes that would lead to permanent health benefits, including weight control.

I went from 230ish to 188. And I kept it off for a year.... then put most of it right back on. So here I am to make another go at it.

Starting: 239-lbs Jan 7, 2016. Goal: 3-lbs/wk - 170-lbs June 16, 2016

mdatek's Weight History


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HCB
last weighin: gaining 0.4 lb a week Up
 
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last weighin: gaining 1.8 lb a week Up
 
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last weighin: losing 0.8 lb a week Down


mdatek's Cookbook

cals: 274kcal | fat: 6.61g | carbs: 47.78g | prot: 8.88g
Spicy Black Bean Sweet Potato Soup
Spicy Southwest soup packed with black beans, tomatoes, corn and sweet potatoes.
cals: 249kcal | fat: 4.87g | carbs: 18.09g | prot: 28.78g
Turkey Piccata
Breaded turkey cutlet served with a white wine sauce that's low fat and low calorie.
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03 October 2016

Steady does it. I've maintained weight now for a while, yet my waist-size is continuing to shrink. It's a good thing. :)
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09 September 2016

Maintenance seems to be going fairly well. But man, it's difficult as shit to keep on it. "Oh, I'll just have this slice of pizza and a few beers. I'll ...
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